The Autism Community Has Two Success Stories Here are two names you may want to memorize… Kalin Bennett and Tarik El-Abour. Who is Kalin Bennett? He’s an eighteen-year-old with autism from Little Rock, Arkansas who just signed a Division One Letter of Intent to play basketball at Kent State University. Kalin didn’t walk until he was four and didn’t talk … [Read more...] about The Autism Community Has Two Success Stories
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Whether as the room mom or the hapless volunteer, most moms of school-aged kids have at least one horror story. It’s easy to get caught in PTA politics and indulge petty differences. But wise moms know how to avoid the drama and encourage everyone to help out at school. Keep your cool and your place in the parent pecking order by following these simple guidelines as you … [Read more...] about Classroom Mom Horror Stories… And How To Avoid Them!
I admit it. I shamelessly pimp out my kids. Not all of the time, I actually only do it at work. Ironically, it’s my kids who help me create instant chemistry with my colleagues and clients. I realized this early on when I mentioned my leaking, nursing nipples to a colleague, who also happened to be a new mom. She was one of those women at work who never had a kind word to say … [Read more...] about Why I Overshare Parenting Stories at Work
Story telling is a precious and invaluable way of holding on to your history and never forgetting. It’s a way to create memories that can last a lifetime. I love to lay in bed on some nights with Rain and talk instead of reading a book. She often asks me to tell her a story. We love the “Story of Rain,” filled with colorful details of when I carried her, as well as … [Read more...] about Passing Our Stories to Our Children
ModernMom's Brooke Burke shared the scary news that she would be undergoing surgery to remove her thyroid. At a routine physical several months ago, doctors discovered a lump on her neck. "I got my results back days later and they were atypical, which means that the doctors couldn't confirm whether the nodule was cancerous or benign," she says. "So I had to have a … [Read more...] about Brooke Burke Inspires Others to Share Their Cancer Stories